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HI-Point Montara Lighthouse

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  • Excellent65%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Friendly staff and pleasant fellow guests. Andreas if you read this I left my email address with Ben on reception! |To be clear this is a hostel. Bedding and towel provided and comfortable bed with nice big lockers in the room operated using your key...More

1  Thank SimonKD
Response from MontaraLighthouse, Front Office Manager at HI-Point Montara LighthouseResponded 26 July 2016

Wow! Thank you so much for the great review! We recently updated our lockers and were thrilled you were able to use one during your stay. You seem to have fully embraced what a hostel has to offer providing communal spaces and guest interaction all...More

Reviewed 12 July 2016

The location of this hostel was perfect for me. Right next to the ocean and a short drive to Montara State Beach and Half Moon Bay. Pacifica is only 5-10 minute drive away. Nice coffee shops near by. Staff is very helpful and friendly. I...More

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Response from Christopher B, General Manager at HI-Point Montara LighthouseResponded 14 July 2016

Thank you for your thoughtful review! So glad you enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere of our hostel and got to experience the local area while you were here. Looking forward to having you stay with us again soon!

Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Nice location and very nice and comfy beds, common areas are clean and really cool to hang around. Big Minus: that you can't check in before 3.30pm and you cant even use the bathrooms or common areas before you check in. They said its gonna...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2016

This was the perfect place to start my California road trip. It's only about 20 miles from San Francisco International Airport, so after a long flight from the East Coast, it was a relief to know that all I had to do was pickup my...More

1  Thank Milchior
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We have driven past this place many times without suspecting the hidden treasure here. It lies right off Highway 1 in a section where the spectacular views are concealed from the road, so we felt it as a special privilege to stay. The young woman...More

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Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
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US$33 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Price range
US$33 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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I have no idea. I'd check their website.
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Response from uesnna | Reviewed this property |
We didn't use the bunk and I was glad. It seemed like a really small bed that folded down from the wall above the double bed. I don't remember how you would climb up there. I felt claustrophobic in the little room (cured by... More
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Response from Vicki P | Reviewed this property |
The website says, "Our shared dorm-style rooms sleep up to 6 people per room. Both co-ed and gender-specific rooms are available." I don't know how many dorm-style rooms they have. We had a private room, of which I think... More
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"The private rooms have KILLER views!"
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"There are private rooms available if you book early enough"
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"Read the instructions of the gate of you're leaving early!"
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"The private rooms all have views. Each pair shares a bathroom and separate shower room. We stayed in No. 2."
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